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New rules to phase out gas appliances stoke excitement, anxiety on the Peninsula

With the Bay Area adopting sweeping new rules to phase out gas-fueled appliances, city and county officials in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2023
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 5 hours ago | 21 comments | 1509 Views


Atherton's "concerns" with financial equity

From the Joint Fire Board/Town Council Meeting Agenda packet regarding the Town's Matrix Study of the Fire District: "...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 32 comments | 1508 Views


Left Bank

Now, is Left Bank were feeding needy families FREE for Thanksgiving that would be news. Why not use the wealth in our community...

Original post made by Harriet Garfinkle on Nov. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1504 Views


Wood burning discouraged over Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Bay Area residents are being asked to avoid burning wood over the Thanksgiving holiday to keep air at a healthier level,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 23, 2022 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1502 Views


Students Need Host Families for Short Visit

Public Service Announcement Japanese Students Need Homes in the mid-peninsula area March 24 to April 4 Hosting a foreign...

Original post made by Suzanne Autry on Feb. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1490 Views


Stanford Medicine finds racial disparities in child abuse reporting

Black children who are injured because of suspected child abuse are reported to Child Protective Services more frequently...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2023
Last comment by Frank Sterle Jr., on Feb 7, 2023 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views


Nakedness Downtown

Maybe it is only me, but I find it offensive, indecent and unacceptable for 4 or more naked statues being on display OUTSIDE...

Original post made by Decency on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Naked as a jaybird, on Feb 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1478 Views


The Well-Balanced Student with Challenge Success

LLESD Parent Education Series welcomes Challenge Success in "The Well-Balanced Student" on Tuesday, April 17, 6:30pm, Las...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1478 Views


frustrated democracy

For the second time in five elections, the winner of the popular vote---the person the most Americans voted for---did not...

Original post made by Bob Pierce on Nov. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1478 Views


A message from the publisher about the future of our sports coverage

We are going to suspend our sports coverage for the next few months and explore different, less expensive models. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views


Study shows lower lifetime earning for pandemic-era students

Students nationwide face lower earnings over their lifetime because of a loss of education during the pandemic, a Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2023
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 6, 2023 at 3:15 am | 1 comment | 1471 Views


Coastside Progressive Democrats Endorse Mark Melville for Sheriff 2018

Very brave and honest people on the coast. This is a no brainer.

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 29, 2018
Last comment by 2nd wife, on May 7, 2018 at 1:20 am | 5 comments | 1470 Views


Menlo Park, on the forefront of climate action, should double down on goals

As a teenager heavily involved with climate action and who spends lots of time reading and learning about the climate crisis,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Nov 28, 2022 at 4:27 pm | 12 comments | 1469 Views


April 11th first day in 2017 with 13 hours + of daylight

April 11 was the first 13+ hours of day light in 2017 with the sun rising at 6:39 AM and setting at 7:41 PM. For the rest...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1464 Views


Downtown - Pop-up Park

At the August 22, 2017 City Council meeting, a speaker mentioned that he had obtained a lab report showing significant levels...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 31, 2017 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 1461 Views


Why Atherton Residents Can Trust City Council to Make the Right Choices after Parcel Tax defeat

Why Atherton Residents Can Trust City Council to Make the Right Choices after Parcel Tax defeat With the defeat of the...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lewis on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Trust, on Nov 14, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1459 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District authorizes CEO To Enter Into an Agreement For Specialized Legal Services.

In typical fashion, the Sequoia Healthcare District discussed 3 items in closed session at a special meeting this past Monday,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1455 Views


Is there a possible consensus that this election cycle is so messed up because of money?

I am just wondering what people think about the relationship of money, billionaires, corporations and even foreign influences...

Original post made by Mr.SmithRunsFromOffice on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1453 Views


Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views


Budgets Are an Expression of Values

COVID-19 has hit the economy in catastrophic ways and left us with extraordinary uncertainties. While we are still in the...

Original post made by Jen Wolosin on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2020 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1450 Views
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